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30-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Boycott CBSE re-exams : Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Friday asked students and parents to "boycott the re-examinations" proposed by the government over the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) question paper leak.Addressing parents and students, Thackeray...

11-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray's son Amit engaged to Mumbai fashion designer

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray's son Amit was engaged to his longtime girlfriend and fashion designer Mitali Borude at a small ceremony here on Monday afternoon.The betrothal was held at a restaurant inside the Mahalaxmi Race Course, and attended...

15-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray accuses Uddhav of horse-trading in BMC

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused cousin Uddhav Thackeray and the Shiv Sena of "horse-trading", two days after six MNS BMC corporators defected to the Sena."These municipal corporators have been bought over by Shiv Sena....

05-Oct-2017 Mumbai

How long will PM Narendra Modi tell 'lies : Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi again on Thursday, asking "how long will he (PM) continue to tell lies" to the country.Addressing a rally after taking out a massive procession to Churchgate to demand...

30-Sep-2017 Mumbai

PM is a 'liar', won't allow Bullet Train: Raj Thackeray

In the aftermath of the stampede which killed 22 commuters on Friday, MNS President Raj Thackeray on Saturday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "liar" and warned that he would not allow the Bullet Train project till all suburban commuters' issues are...

06-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Lead us, striking farmers urge Raj Thackeray

In a surprise development, a delegation of top farmers' leaders met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray here on Tuesday and asked them to "lead them".The farmers leaders comprised activists hailing from Puntamba in Ahmednagar district which...

17-May-2017 Mumbai

Baba Ramdev pays 'courtesy call' on Raj Thackeray

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev called on Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray at his Shivaji Park residence here on Wednesday morning.However, scotching all speculation, a MNS official claimed that it was a mere 'courtesy visit' as Ramdev was in Mumbai.The...

26-Dec-2016 Nashik (Maharashtra)

Where will money come for Shivaji statue : Raj Thackeray

Barely two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the 'jal-pooja' for the proposed Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Monday demanded to know how it will be financed.Speaking to mediapersons...

29-Jul-2016 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray calls on Uddhav at home, triggers speculations

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Friday called on his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray at the latter's 'Matoshri' residence, sparking off intense political speculations.Raj drove down from his Shivaji Park residence...

16-May-2016 Mumbai

NEET issue: MNS leader asks Modi who runs the country

Taking up the concerns of students and their parents on the NEET issue, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray on Monday said he called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked who runs the country -- the government or the Supreme Court."I called...

17-Nov-2015 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray opposes uncle's memorial at mayor bungalow

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray on Tuesday publicly opposed the idea of using the mayor's bungalow for housing a memorial to his uncle and Shiv Sena founder-patriarch late Bal Thackeray.His opposition came barely hours after Maharashtra Chief...

30-Oct-2015 Mumbai

Kamal Haasan gets warm welcome from Raj Thackeray's family

Superstar Kamal Haasan called on Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray at his Krishnakunj residence here on Friday morning.The Thackeray family - Raj, his wife Sharmila and daughter Urvashi - warmly received Haasan and two relatives.They were...

18-Aug-2015 Mumbai

Sharad Pawar plays caste politics: Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday flayed NCP president Sharad Pawar for opposing conferring of the state's highest award on an eminent historian and accused the former union minister of indulging "only in caste politics for vested interest".Criticising...

09-Oct-2014 Mumbai

Raj Thackeray cousins moving towards unity?

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray Thursday revealed he recently discussed a possible political alliance with estranged cousin and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray ahead of the Maharashtra assembly polls Oct 15"There was a telephonic discussion...

11-Jul-2014 Mumbai

My son not a rocket to be launched: Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Friday rubbished reports that his son would join politics with the party's student wing serving as a launch-pad, saying his son was "not a rocket to be launched"."My son Amit is not a rocket which can be launched! He...

31-Mar-2014 Pune

Raj Thackeray targets Shiv Sena, Congress; supports Modi

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday launched his Lok Sabha campaign in his inimitable style, with attacks on the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP while strongly supporting BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.Targetting the Shiv Sena led...

10-Mar-2014 Mumbai

MNS backs Modi, but bugs Shiv Sena

Much to the Shiv Sena's chagrin, its bete noire Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is now officially a supporter of the Bharatiya Janata Party.The MNS has not yet joined either the five-party saffron alliance in the state or the National Democratic Alliance...

14-Feb-2014 Mumbai(IANS)

Raj Thackeray a novice, says Shiv Sena after toll stir

The Shiv Sena Friday targeted Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for leading a failed anti-toll agitation in the state two days ago and labelled him "a novice.""There were apprehensions that due to the MNS roadblocks, the entire state would be...

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